The largest dance music festival in North America, EDC Las Vegas welcomes a few hundred thousand attendees annually to its expansive takeover of the nearly thousand-acre Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Featuring hundreds of artists across every electronic genre, including niche subgenres, EDCLV welcomes emerging and established names alike from all around the world. From ground-breaking dubstep, experimental bass, and entrancing psytrance to mainstream big room, groovy house, wiring techno, and more, performances span nine grandiose stages.
Everyone who’s anyone in the electronic dance world has performed at EDC Las Vegas, including award-winning DJs, chart-topping producers, and genre pioneers. Main stage mainstays like Zedd, David Guetta, Fisher, Chris Lake, Deadmau5, Alesso, DJ Snake, Illenium, Excision, and Kaskade grace the lineup year after year; not to mention Tiesto, who has performed at every EDCLV. You’ll also find just as many underground, international, and up-and-coming names each year, like A Hundred Drums, Moore Kismet, and HoneyLuv.
This year’s edition takes place May 19-21, celebrating 30 years of Insomniac. Many of the above mentioned names will return to the festival, along with other notable names like Zeds Dead, Alison Wonderland, Above & Beyond, Galantis, GRiZ, Kaytranada, Subtronics, Black Tiger Sex Machine, Lane 8, Loud Luxury, Marshmello b2b Svdden Death, Acraze b2b Noizu, Yellowclaw, and much more. Underground DJs like Ben UFO, Hot Since 82, Hannah Wants, and Boogie T, as well as emerging names like Disco Lines, Tsu Nami, and Odd Mob are also performing at EDCLV this year.
Performances take place across nine stages and multiple Art Cars. KineticFIELD, cosmicMEADOW, and circuitGROUNDS are the three main stages, hosting DJs across all genres. NeonGARDEN is the place to be for everything house and techno, while bassPOD is the home of dubstep, drum & bass, and trap. WasteLAND hosts hard dance genres like hardcore and other hard styles. QuantumVALLEY leads you to a “higher plane of consciousness” with trance and psychedelic genres. Find up-and-comers at stereoBLOOM, a carefully-curated lineup of house artists at bionicJUNGLE, and a range of special DJ sets across multiple Art Cars.
In addition to the diverse musical lineup and grand stages, the festival offers an array of exciting activities and experiences throughout the weekend. EDCLV goes beyond the realm of a typical festival; it is a fully immersive adventure with elaborate art installations, interactive activities, carnival rides, and more. Boredom is non-existent, and possibilities are endless at this Vegas music extravaganza.
Completing the fully immersive experience, EDC Las Vegas offers camping options on site. The camping experience is designed to bring attendees together and foster a sense of community, with various activities, games, and meet-and-greets with artists to create an unforgettable, unmatched experience.
The typical saying is “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,” but those that attend EDC Las Vegas know that it’s a memory they’ll hold with them for a lifetime. Cross off every dance music fans’ bucket list item; [tickets to EDC Las Vegas](https://edclasvegas.frontgatetickets.com) are on sale now.